Hackers compromising some iTunes accounts

Matt Liebowitz reports:

Hacked accounts and fraudulent purchases are leaving iTunes users singing a sad song — again.

Crafty computer criminals are compromising users’ iTunes accounts and purchasing hundreds of dollars worth of music, apps, gift cards, ringtones and games, the security firm Kaspersky Lab reported.

The hacks, discussed in detail in an Apple Discussions blog and an “iTunes Account Hacked!” Facebook page, all share similar characteristics: The assailants gain access to the victims’ credit card information, modify the billing address and use the stolen info to make the fraudulent purchases.

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